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Reviewed 2 April 2019 via mobile

We went there because we were near (Chamula). FEE: 15 pesos (.80c) per person just to enter the town. A way to get money because there isn’t amazing to see. When you enter the town a lot of woman will ask you to stop, and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank CaroToFlo4
Reviewed 22 March 2019

We wanted to visit indigenous communities while in Chiapas. Our tour guide from AboutSanCristobal.com took us to Zinacatan to a home of a family that both sells their sewn and woven items and cooks to order, while you can watch, in a traditional kitchen. My...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angel H
Reviewed 16 March 2019 via mobile

A common tour from San Cristobal includes a visit to this town as well as San Juan Chamula. You can also visit Zinacantan on your own. While Chamula is interesting, Zinacantan is not a great place to visit. Currently the church is closed due to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank alaskantravelnut
Reviewed 26 February 2019 via mobile

Went with my GF just curious of going to the small town, I was advised not to go but did anyways, arriving a woman approached us saying that the local market was closed (big lie) and wanted to guide us to their homes and relatives...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank anthonydva
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Went here with a friend and was introduce to his friend that makes beautiful woven items, like table runneres, shawls, wall hangings and much more. Stayed for a bite of lunch and bought some beautiful items.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank debrabird
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Our guide took us to a house where 4 women lived who wove various textiles - each one had their own patterns. The looms were simple devices that allow one end to be tied around a tree or some other fixed point and the other...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank FerringFerret
Reviewed 21 November 2017

The village was very interesting and traditional. A guide is a must - he told us all about the local history and people. We went to visit the church and then we went to a traditional weaver's cottage, where they also served us lunch. The...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank IvyD-L
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We visited Chamula and Zinacantan on the same day and with a great guide, like Juan - this is a fantastic experience - that you will not fast forget. These people express their religion dancing. If your are interested in other cultures and religions -...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nico C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Hard to decide whether to rate 3 or 4 stars for this one. Driving into Zinacantan you must pay 15 Pesos per person at the small white toll house as you enter (locals will just drive straight through). Drive up to the main square and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Gefton
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We came from San Juan Chemula with our own car. Near the road we were stopped at a white building. We had to pay 15 pesos each to enter the village. It is not a theme park or nature reserve. It is a village. With...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Should one go to Zinacantan during the week rather than on Sunday for the market?
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